Burkina Faso - Q&A - (24.01.22)

Published: Tue Jan 25 2022

Q : Gunfire was heard late in the day on Sunday in Ouagadougou where mutiny was attempted at several military bases located near the residence of the president of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. What information do you have on the current situation in the country? Do you believe we are witnessing an attempted coup?

A : France closely monitoring the events taking place in Burkina Faso. We are paying particular attention to the protection of the French community there. We have called upon French nationals to exercise caution and avoid any travel.

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